Bulgartransgaz and the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) have signed Grant Agreement for co-financing of the UGS Chiren Expansion Project. The signing of the agreement was marked at an official ceremony in Luxembourg...
EBRD’s Green Cities Programme helps Sarajevo on its way to sustainability. 40 buildings in the city will be renovated as part of a newproject, financed with an EUR 8 million EBRD loan and a EUR 2 million European Union (EU) grant...
Eco Wave is the only B2B trade fair for environmental technologies in Slovenia and the CEE region. It is designed in 7 modules – Water and sewage, Waste Management and Recycling, Air Quality, Renewable Energy, Soil Decontamination, Environmental technologies and Analysis and Laboratory Techniques and ICT. When will the exhibition take place in 2022 - find out here...
Advanced Battery Concepts (ABC) and Bulgaria’s Monbat agreed on a product development program for the design of a commercial bipolar battery, based on ABC’s patented GreenSeal technology, for mass scale production at a future Monbat manufacturing 1 GWh facility to be built in Bulgaria...
Switzerland’s Axpo announced that two wind farms are in the planning stage in Romania. They will together have 38 wind turbines and a capacity of approximately 250 MW. Details about the procest you will find in the latest issue 2/2022 here...
Holcim Croatia, a unit of building materials producer LafargeHolcim, announced it will receive a further grant of HRK 5 million (EUR 664 000) from Innovation Norway, a Norwegian government financial instrument, for a HRK 12,8 million project for low-carbon cement production. Read more in the latest issue here...
The cover story of the newest issue 2/2022 of SEEIM is dedicated to Greece’s mining industry. The country possesses substantial mineral wealth, consisting of a variety of minerals and ores with a large industrial interest. More on the topic read in the detailed editorial here...


A1 Bulgaria and Renalfa sign a Power Purchase Agreement for green energy
The underlying energy will be generated by a photovoltaic power plant of 33 MWp installed capacity, part of Renalfa’s portfolio, located in South Bulgaria ... more
EBRD invests in urban regeneration and green buildings in Greece
The Bank’s partnership with Dimand, which centres on brownfield redevelopment projects and deep refurbishments, can play a major role in fostering the market’s low-carbon, climate-resilient transition. ... more
Slovenian steel producer SIJ Group plans further decarbonisation
The proceeds from the EBRD’s participation will finance energy efficiency improvement capex at SIJ’s production sites in Jesenice and Ravne na Koroškem, contributing to the company’s decarbonisation efforts and meeting ... more

LATEST issue 2/2022

issue 2-2022



SEE countries often face issues of a structural nature such as dependence on lignite and related problems regarding the reduction of this reliance, concerns about security of supply, the rates ... more
The region possesses considerable renewable energy potential and experts think that that the coming years could prove to be pivotal for the energy sector in SEE ... more
Electrоmobility is one of the fastest growing sectors in today`s economy. In South-East Europe this industry is also developing but at a slower pace in comparison to other parts of ... more

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Greece’s mining industry

Greece’s mining industry

The mining industry has strong outward-looking features, since exports account for more than 65% of sales, and for some minerals Greece holds a leading position in the global market ... more
Renewable energy opportunities in Albania

Renewable energy opportunities in Albania

Ensuring a cost-competitive, secure energy supply in Albania can be achieved by further increasing the renewable energy share and diversifying the country’s electricity sector. ... more

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